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Depressed but can't see a therapist? This chatbot could help

Fifty years ago, an MIT professor created a chatbot that simulated a psychotherapist.<p>Named Eliza, it was able to trick some people into believing it was human. But it didn’t understand what it was told, nor did it have the capacity to learn on its own. The only test it had to pass was: Could it …

Mental Health

The Observer view on Donald Trump’s unfitness for office

The incompetence and infighting at the White House – manifest most recently in Anthony Scaramucci’s ouster – dismay America’s allies and encourage its enemies<p>Observer atom<p>The sense of things falling apart in Washington is palpable – and a matter of growing, serious international concern. Donald …

'I can stop and breathe': the people taking ketamine for depression

It has a reputation as a party drug, but some patients say it has transformed their lives after no other treatments helped<p>When depression takes hold of Helen it feels like she is drowning in a pool of water, unable to swim up to the world above. The 36-year-old former nurse has had mental health …

A Beginner’s Guide to Back-End Development

If you’re not a developer or engineer, concepts like front-end vs. back-end development can be challenging to wrap your head around. Pile on all of …

Designing Efficient Web Forms: On Structure, Inputs, Labels And Actions

Someone who uses your app or website has a particular goal. Often, the one thing standing between the user and their goal is a form. Forms remain <b>one</b> …

Web Design

AI experts predict the future: Truck drivers out of jobs by 2027, surgeons by 2053

Hundreds of AI experts predict when their models will beat humans at everything.<p>Google has hung up its AlphaGo gloves after trouncing the world's …

Free Essential eBooks for Web Designers & Web Developers

by Bradley Nice, Content Manager at ClickHelp.co<p>There are thousands of books available for web designers and developers online. The great news is …

What You Should Know If You Love Someone With High-Functioning Depression

Don't give up on them.<p>Everything feels a lot harder when you’re dealing with high-functioning depression ― including relationships.<p>Experts say the condition often isn’t noticeable to most people, because those who experience it tend to mask it well. This arguably makes the disorder difficult for …

5 Cheats to Help You Become A Better Developer

If you need help as a developer, there's a great online community to ask and a hosting site to learn the secrets of others' code.<p>Great developers work with probably hundreds of thousands of variables and moving parts to create incredibly complex pieces of software, websites and tools.<p>If you’re …

This Hacker Is My New Hero

The hacker’s name is Janit0r. You’ve probably never heard of him, but perhaps you’ve heard of his work. Janit0r is reportedly the one behind a …

How to remove Unroll.me from your Gmail account

If you didn't like how this inbox management service sold customer data, here's how to delete your account.<p>If your inbox is out of control with hundreds of newsletters, you're not alone. The service Unroll.me was born from this rapidly growing problem. Once you connect your Gmail account, it skims …

How artificial intelligence learns to be racist

Simple: It’s mimicking us.<p>Open up the photo app on your phone and search “dog,” and all the pictures you have of dogs will come up. This was no easy feat. Your phone knows what a dog “looks” like.<p>This and other modern-day marvels are the result of machine learning. These are programs that comb …

The Relationship Between Shutter Speed & Flash Is Critical | Remember This Lighting Mantra

Aperture controls flash, shutter speed controls ambient…this is a good mantra to have when trying to understand and control flash.<p>Some photographers …

10 Best CSS Tools & Web-Based Apps For Developers

Modern CSS development has come a long way with best practices made easier through tools.Dozens of free CSS libraries, tools, webapps, and automated …

Web Design

A Zen Master Explains the True Meaning of Non-Attachment and Why Most People Get it Wrong

A lot of people tend to misunderstand the non-attachment concept inspired by Buddhism.<p>While some people think it’s negative, non-attachment actually …

Mindfulness

How To Write Clean Organized Code

If there’s one thing you should get into the habit of when you're learning how to code, it’s writing clean and organized code. If you plan on ever …

CSS

Hands-on with 5 Android apps you should download in March 2017

There are nearly 1.5 million applications currently on Google Play and with so many choices, finding new worthwhile apps can be a hassle. As we have the last several months now, today we’ll be showing you another 5 Android apps that you should definitely give a shot…<p>Podcast Go<p>My go-to app for …

Apps

Luna, the Most Human AI Prototype to Date, Wasn't Built By a Tech Giant

Luna is the most amazing AI you’ve never heard of. Ask her to find the square root of 3,942,871 she promptly replies, “The result is 1,985.6664.” She …

10 JavaScript and CSS Tools to Enhance Your Forms

Forms are an essential part of just about every website – yet, we don’t always pay too much attention to their finer details. There are a number of …

Web Development

Beyond The Browser: From Web Apps To Desktop Apps

I started out as a web developer, and that's now one part of what I do as a full-stack developer, but never had I imagined I'd create things for the …

Web Design

Finally! A Monitor that Displays Colors Correctly!

My colleagues at Photofocus have heard me and seen me say some very choice words during a time, not so long ago, when I had a monitor that wouldn’t …

Tutorials

Free resources for learning full stack web development

When getting started with new technologies and languages, it can be a bit daunting having to sift through all of the options for education resources. …

3 Daily Habits of the Happiest People in the World

How to be happy today on your path to mega-success.<p>Operating as an active business professional in the age of social media is a tremendous challenge.<p>As much as the internet has aided in the streamlining of information and business processes, it has also exponentially increased the amount and …

Happiness

Dynamically include script and CSS file with JavaScript

Mainly the external script or CSS files are added in the <head> section or at the end of the <body> section.<p>The included script or CSS files take the …

JavaScript

The benefits of learning how to code layouts with CSS

The benefits of learning how to code layouts with CSSYesterday, I wrote about CSS Grid. Ted Mazer responded by asking on Twitter: “As a beginning …

Web Design

Grid + Flexbox: the best 1-2 punch in web layout

<i>This article has been translated to French by Pierre Choffé on La Cascade.</i><p>We’re 5 days away from the stable release of Firefox 52. Do you know what …

20 CSS Flexbox Tutorials, Guides, and Tools

Flexbox is a modern layout mode included in CSS3 that was created to satisfy the more complex requirements of the modern web. Check out this …

Web Design

9 of the best resources for learning HTML and CSS

Learning HTML and CSS can feel like a bit of an uphill struggle, especially because there's almost too much information out there. Where do you even …

Web Design

Client-side vs. server-side rendering: why it’s not all black and white

Since the dawn of time, the conventional method for getting your HTML up onto a screen was by using server-side rendering. It was the only way. You …